29 June 2020 - NW1213
Van Der Walt, Ms D to ask the Minister of Basic Education to ask the Minister of Basic Education
(1) What number of applications by (a) educators and (b) non-educators are still awaiting processing for (i) incapacity leave and (ii) ill-health retirement in each province; (2) in respect of each province (a) what are the reasons that each backlog exists, (b) what is being done to address the backlog and (c) by what date will each backlog be cleared; (3) whether she has informed her colleague, the Minister of Public Service and Administration, about the backlog in each province; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?
(1)(a)(b); (2)(a)(b)(c);(3). The information requested is not kept by the Department of Basic Education. The request for information will be sent to Provincial Education Departments and the response will be provided as soon as the information is received.